The Sacred Heart University Pioneers Football Fundamental Clinic is intended for boys entering grade 9 up to grade 12. It will fall on the 10th of June at Sacred Heart University’s state of the art Field Turf. In addition, this full-day football training program will include passing, blocking, rushing, receiving, and line play drills. There will also be a 40-yd dash, L-drill, broad jump, and positional skills drills. It is the ideal preparation ground for those who aspire to play at the college level. Furthermore, the camp registration fee is $75 per player. Available spots are limited so registration is on a first come first served basis.
Running this event is the Sacred Heart University Pioneers college football coaching staff. Coaches from other top colleges and universities are also going to attend the program. All the instructions are in accordance with the player’s age and skill level.
What to Bring to the Sacred Heart University Pioneers Football Fundamental Clinic
- Football (Quarterbacks)
- Kicking Equipment (Kickers)
About Sacred Heart University
Sacred Heart University or SHU is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university in Fairfield, Connecticut. Its founder is Walter William Curtis, a notable Bishop of Bridgeport. It is the country’s oldest Catholic university. The academic institution is also the 2nd largest Catholic university in the state of New England. Moreover, Sacred Heart University is 35th in the Regional Universities North, 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 17th in the Best Colleges for Veterans rankings and 64th in the Best Value Schools rankings. Currently, Sacred Heart University is serving more than 5,400 undergraduate students. 36 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 64 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 60 percent. Correspondingly, Sacred Heart University’s student to faculty ratio is 14:1. The university is also serving around 3,100 postgraduate students. Additionally, SHU is a member of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). It is also part of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC). Moreover, in sports, Sacred Heart University has 32 intercollegiate teams competing mainly in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I, Northeast Conference. The university athletes’ nickname is Pioneers and their identity colors are red and gray.
Sacred Heart University Pioneers Football Fundamental Clinic Organizers
Head Coach Mark Nofri, a native of Whitesboro, New York is leading the Sacred Heart University Pioneers football team. He is now in his seventh year at the helm of the Pioneers football program. Coach Mark Nofri is a bachelor’s degree graduate from Keene State University. Meanwhile, he earned his master’s in education at Sacred Heart University. Ultimately, Coach Nofri is a two-time NEC Coach of the Year Awardee.
Completing the Sacred Heart Pioneers football coaching staff are Matt Gardner (Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach), Michael Cooke (Defensive Coordinator and Inside Linebackers Coach), Ryan Gunningsmith (Run Game Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach), Gordon Hill (Safeties Coach), Mark Wojcik (Defensive Line Coach), Dwight Tillman (Outside Linebackers Coach), Stephen Matos (Tight Ends Coach), Pat Saporito (Recruiting Coordinator and Running Backs Coach), Mark Clements(Wide Receivers Coach), Brad Tiernan (Offensive Analyst), and C.J. Butt (Video Coordinator).